CARE's Neighborhood and School Survey, part of their Community Interventions for Health initiatives, gathered data about chronic disease and associated risk factors. This article analyzes the methods used in the survey.
This short report describes the process and plan for a needs assessment for a physical activity program in the Community Renewal Teams Early Childcare Education Programs. These reports were created in the Spring of 2010 by student teams as part of a class, Community Health Program Planning, at the Yale School of Public Health.
[Excerpt] At the last community meeting, attendants filled out a survey about their shopping habits and needs. The survey also circulated in neighborhoods and on the web. More than 2,000 people have responded so far.
In response to the closing of Shaw's Supermarket, CARE carried out a project to map New Haven neighborhoods and take inventory of places to buy food. The results showed that there is a lack of grocery stores and supermarkets in New Haven, making it difficult for people to find healthy food.
For the first time, a new, interactive map from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gives policy-makers and advocates a nationwide picture of continuing state efforts on key tobacco control policies. The interactive map is a wealth of information on policies related to tobacco control, cigarette taxes and prevention spending, and also features key data points about mortality, consumer behavior and public health.